UK & US Songwriting Charts (25 Aug – 9 Sep 2017)

2 September, 2017 in News

Kodak Black

Dieuson Octave: as Kodak Black, the songwriter debuts on this week’s US Songwriting Chart. Photo: Atlantic Records Press

Khalid continues holding his own against Lamar and Sheeran, and Kodak Black lands on the chart with ‘Roll In Peace’

Singer-songwriter Khalid continues to hold his own against long-standing veterans Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran as he continues another week in the Top 5 positions for album American Teen. Tay-K continues to move up the chart for his viral hit The Race. Speaking of Kodak Black, a new release lands Dieuson Octave on the charts for new release Roll In Peace. Out of Pompano Beach, at 20-years-old, Octave is making serious waves not just on the charts but in the industry as well.

US Songwriting Chart (9 September 2017)


RANK SONGWRITER SONG – ARTIST
1 MICHAEL WILLIAMS II Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
Perplexing Pegasus – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
DNA – Kendrick Lamar
Humble – Kendrick Lamar
Rake It Up – Yo Gotti (ft. Nicki Minaj)
2 BELCALIS ALMANZAR Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) – Cardi B
3 SHAYAA ABRAHAM-JOSEPH Bank Account – 21 Savage
4 KENDRICK LAMAR DNA – Kendrick Lamar
Humble – Kendrick Lamar
Loyalty – Kendrick Lamar (ft. Rihanna)
Love – Kendrick Lamar (ft. Zacari)
5 KHALID ROBINSON Location – Khalid
1-800-273-8255 – Logic (ft. Alessia Cara & Khalid)
Silence – Marshmello (ft. Khalid)
6 TAY-K The Race – Tay-K
7 CHARLIE PUTH & JACOB KASHER Attention – Charlie Puth
8 DIEUSON OCTAVE Roll In Peace – Kodak Black
9 ED SHEERAN Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
10 QUAVIOUS MARSHALL I’m The One – DJ Khaled (ft. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance The Rapper & Little Wayne)
I Get That Bag – Gucci Mane (ft. Migos)
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
Congratulations – Post Malone (ft. Quavo)
11 SWAE LEE Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
Perplexing Pegasus – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
12 STEVE MAC Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
What About Us – P!nk
13 FRENCH MONTANA Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
14 LELAND WAYNE Mask Off – Future
I Get That Bag – Gucci Mane (ft. Migos)
Congratulations – Post Malone (ft. Quavo)
15 LUDWIG GÖRANSSON & DONALD GLOVER Redbone – Childish Gambino
16 JOSH OSBORNE All The Pretty Girls – Kenny Chesney
Drinkin’ Problem – Midland
Body Like A Back Road – Sam Hunt
17 BENJAMIN LEVIN Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Now Or Never – Halsey
18 SYMERE WOODS & BRYAN SIMMONS XO Tour Llif3 – Lil Uzi Vert
19 JOHNNY MCDAID Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
What About Us – P!nk
20 JUSTIN TRANTER Believer – Imagine Dragons
Friends – Justin Bieber & BloodPop

Every track charting on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week is given a point value, which is then split equally among the songwriters listed for each, and then ranked in order of those totals.

UK Songwriting Chart (25 August 2017)


RANK SONGWRITER SONG – ARTIST
1 STEVE MAC Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
What About Us – Pink
Your Song – Rita Ora
2 ED SHEERAN Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
Strip That Down – Liam Payne (ft. Quavo)
Your Song – Rita Ora
3 YXNG BANE Bestie – Yungen (ft. Yxng Bane)
Rihanna – Yxng Bane
4 J HUS Spirit – J Hus
Fisherman – J Hus (ft. Mostack & Mist)
Did You See – J Hus
5 BENJAMIN LEVIN Lonely Together – Avicii (ft. Rita Ora)
Crying In The Club – Camila Cabello
Castle On The Hill – Ed Sheeran
Know No Better – Major Lazer (ft. Scott/Cabello)
6 JUSTIN BIEBER 2U – David Guetta (ft. Justin Bieber)
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber
Friends – Justin Bieber & Bloodpop
Despacito (Remix) – Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
7 CAMILLE PURCELL Reggaeton Lento (Remix) – CNCO & Little Mix
Powder – Little Mix
Call Me – Neiked (ft. Mimi)
Rain – The Script
8 JOHNNY MCDAID Galway Girl – Ed Sheeran
Shape Of You – Ed Sheeran
What About Us – P!nk
9 EMILY WARREN Boys – Charli XCX
New Rules – Dua Lipa
No More Sad Songs – Little Mix
10 FRENCH MONTANA Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
Hurtin’ Me – Stefflon Don & French Montana
11 MILEY CYRUS & OREN YOEL Malibu – Miley Cyrus
Younger Now – Miley Cyrus
12 CASS LOWE Boys – Charli XCX
Sun Comes Up – Rudimental (ft. James Arthur)
13 DEMI LOVATO No Promises – Cheat Codes (ft. Demi Lovato)
Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato
Instruction – Jax Jones (ft. Demi Lovato & Stefflon)
14 YUNGEN Bestie – Yungen (ft. Yxng Bane)
15 BRITTANY HAZZARD Feels – Calvin Harris (ft. Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean)
Swish Swish – Katy Perry (ft. Nicki Minaj)
Know No Better – Major Lazer (ft. Scott/Cabello)
16 LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA How Far I’ll Go – Auli’i Cravalho
17 MICHAEL WILLIAMS II Unforgettable – French Montana (ft. Swae Lee)
Humble – Kendrick Lamar
18 SHAYAA ABRAHAM-JOSEPH Bank Account – 21 Savage
19 LAUV I Like Me Better – Lauv
20 SEAN MYER & SASHA SLOAN Pretty Girl – Maggie Lindemann

Every track charting on the UK’s Official Singles Chart for the week is given a point value, which is then split equally among the songwriters listed for each, and then ranked in order of those totals.


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